Dcio RFP Manager
Requisition Number SLS170003Post Date 3/15/2017Title DCIO RFP ManagerCity WashingtonState DCDescription Reach Your Peak with ICMA-RC, a FINANCIAL SERVICES LEADER in public sector employee retirement products and services. Headquartered in Washington, DC, our Financial Services corporation manages over $50 billion in retirement plan assets for more than one million participant accounts. We are constantly looking for ways to create new opportunities to serve our participants. We have an extraordinary talent base and invite you to consider joining our DCIO/Sales team.This position is responsible for managing proposal development and submission activities primarily for investment only bid solicitations (ie Request for Proposals) in support of ICMA-RCa€ (TM) s business acquisition and retention efforts.Initially this position will serve both as project lead as well as the primary writer. The incumbent develops and monitors project plans; establishes and manages deliverables; collaborates with subject matter experts to fulfill bid requirements; researches, writes, and edits content; verifies proposal document compliance with bid specifications and ICMA-RC business practices; obtain Compliance review of draft proposals; oversees document production activities; and ensures on-time delivery of final compliant documents. The incumbent manages multiple projects simultaneously under stringent deadlines. Over time, this position may also include management over RFP writers.Essential functions for this role include:a€ cents Review, parse, and analyze RFP/bid solicitation documents;a€ cents Identify, assess, and communicate potential bid issues to appropriate stakeholders;a€ cents Develop a proposal project plan and compliance matrix and manage deliverables, taking appropriate actions to ensure on-time project completion;a€ cents Research, write, edit, review, and manage proposal content;a€ cents Work collaboratively in a cross divisional team environment, fostering relationships with subject matter experts and Salespeople/management;a€ cents Coordinate project tasks with proposal team members and conduct status meetings and milestone reviews;a€ cents Coordinate business/Compliance reviews and conduct quality reviews of proposal documents and ensure conformity to bid specifications and Corporate standards;a€ cents Oversee proposal production, shipping, and delivery activities for assigned proposal projects jointly with the proposal coordinator;a€ cents Other duties as assignedRequirements If you have the following credentials, we encourage you to apply:a€ cents BA/BS Degree or equivalent work-related experiencea€ cents 7+ years of experience in proposal development required; experience within the financial services, investments, and/or retirement plan industry experience, preferreda€ cents Significant experience managing large, complex RFPsa€ cents Experience working collaboratively with in a cross-functional team environmenta€ cents Experience effectively working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environmenta€ cents Demonstrated project management skillsa€ cents Demonstrated professional writing, proofreading, and editing skillsa€ cents Strong problem solving, process management, and analytical skillsa€ cents Strong interpersonal skillsa€ cents Excellent time management and organizational skillsa€ cents Acts independentlya€ cents Knowledge of investments and comingled funds, preferreda€ cents Proficient knowledge of ICMA-RC products and services, preferreda€ cents Certifications preferred: PMP Practitioner-level certification, strong encouraged; Project management certification, a plusFor your well-being, we offer a solid compensation and benefits package that features a competitive salary, a straight-forward incentive plan that rewards results, and a 401(k) Plan. For your career, we offer tuition reimbursement, professional development courses, seminars, career enrichment assignments, mentoring programs and a record of enterprise growth that creates continuing opportunities for career advancement. Consider ICMA-RC, and respond in strictest confidence. ICMA-RC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you..